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Lunar Magnetism Workshop For Science Teachers

Lunar Magnetism Workshop For Science Teachers

02/04/2015

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Not Just On Purim: The Moon Dressed Up

Not Just On Purim: The Moon Dressed Up

04/03/2015

Have you ever wonder why we see a human face or a rabbit’s image on the Moon? There is a psychological explanation for it. This phenomenon is called Pareidolia, which in Greek means: “faulty image”.  It’s a cognitive bias of the brain, which makes us recognize familiar patterns pictures in unfamiliar objects, especially of a […] Read More

SpaceIL Shows The Youth Their Way To Academic Future

SpaceIL Shows The Youth Their Way To Academic Future

02/03/2015

As part of a new collaboration, Tel Aviv University students guide groups of middle school students in a series of space themed meetings They will encourage youth from geographic and social peripherals in Israel, towards an academic future. The program, “Pathways to university: Thinking Space” is a joint effort of SpaceIL and the Social Involvement Unit of […] Read More

SpaceIL and the Weizmann Institute of Science Host a New Online Trivia Game: Super Moon!

SpaceIL and the Weizmann Institute of Science Host a New Online Trivia Game: Super Moon!

01/03/2015

SpaceIL and the Weizmann Institute will host an online space trivia game leading up to Science Education Week. The participants will get to send personal messages to the Moon! SpaceIL and the Weizmann Institute of Science will be hosting an online game full of fun and prizes. This interactive Space Trivia Game, “Super Moon,” will test […] Read More

Plants on Planets

Plants on Planets

03/02/2015

In Israel, we celebrate the Jewish Holiday of Tu B’Shvat: A Birthday Celebration for the Trees. For this occasion, we have gathered some fascinating information about Plants Growth in Space for you. What happens to plants in no gravity conditions in space? Can plants adapt to new climatic environment? Plant growth in space could be […] Read More